Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 22nd Jan 2009 12:04 UTC
Legal Remember when Steve Jobs launched the iPhone, and held it up in the air, proudly proclaiming "Boy, have we patented it", followed by a massive applause of the adoring audience? It may seem like this wasn't just an empty claim, either. During the earnings conference call yesterday, the company hinted at possible legal action against Palm were the Pre to infringe on iPhone patents.
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RE[7]: This just goes to show
by Soulbender on Thu 22nd Jan 2009 16:10 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: This just goes to show"
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I could patent the idea to use this eye tracker as a pointing device

No you couldn't. Ideas are not patentable, implementations are.

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